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NORTH COAST – Two men and one woman aboard a sailboat bound for San Francisco were rescued at sea by the Coast Guard Friday.

Just after 5:30 am, Sector Humboldt Bay received a radio call from an operator aboard the 55-foot sailing vessel, “Kaloni,” 50-miles west of Eureka. It was without engine power or functioning sails in 25 foot swells. 40-mile per hour winds were creating a...

DEL NORTE COUNTY - An Arcata man is dead and three others sustained major injuries after two vehicles collided in Del Norte County.

Just before 1:30 Friday afternoon, 67-year old Barbara Rothgeb of Vancouver, Washington was driving a Ford F-150 truck southbound on Highway 199 just south of the Oregon State Line. The CHP said Rothgeb drove off the west edge of the road, over corrected...

EUREKA- The latest Eureka Police Department crime stats for the last quarter.  Those numbers reveal last quarter had the lowest number of crime reports taken since the beginning of 2013.

The stats show from January through March of this year, the EPD took 25 violent crime reports, while 30 were reported from April to June.  However, the overall violent crime total is trending down over...

EUREKA- An attempted traffic stop in Fortuna turned into a high speed pursuit up Highway 101 and two arrests in Eureka.

The high speed pursuit started in Fortuna just after 9 a.m. on Friday and went up Highway 101 after an officer spotted a vehicle that was stolen out of Fortuna on Thursday.  The 2002 Toyota pickup truck went up the northbound Loleta exit, struck a CHP vehicle and...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is getting a face-lift. The agency is in the process of replacing their outdoor sign.

The current sign is over 30 years old and starting to rust. The agency says a replacement is long overdue and has been in talks for years.

The sheriff's office is working with local vendor All Point Signs and has finalized the new design. The upgrade...

ORLEANS- An Orleans home being fumigated Friday morning prompted an evacuation when it caught fire.

The call came in around 10:30 a.m. a private company was fumigating a two story home with sulfuric fluoride on Ishi Pishi road. The house was tented. But according to the u.s. Forest service the private company had planned to remove the tents Friday to air out the house.

For...

MANILA- A vegetation fire that began in Manila Thursday afternoon burned just over 12 acres.

The Arcata Fire Protection District says they're still working to determine what caused the wind-driven fire. It began on private property around 2:30 p.m. on the west side of Highway 255 just south of Vance Avenue. Crews say flames reached 30 to 40 feet high.

Residents were asked to...

FORTUNA - Shots rang out on the 3000 block of School Street in Fortuna, as a home was the target of a drive-by shooting.  

It happened just after 11:00 Thursday night, at a single family home. Police discovered three bullet holes in the victim’s car and one lodged into the house. Police recovered evidence and bullet casings on scene but have not determined the firearm's model. Police...